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Architecture, B.Arch.

Looking for a professional architecture degree program that is experiential and entrepreneurial? Rigorous and adventurous? Our fully accredited five-year B.Arch. program will provide you with the skills, leadership abilities, and professional relationships to launch you on a path to a successful career anywhere in the world.

What You’ll Learn

New York Tech’s five-year B.Arch. program is a rigorous, professional, studio-based program designed to enhance your unique talents and abilities through learning-by-making, using advanced architectural technology and up-to-date design and fabrication strategies.

You’ll tackle increasingly complex and technically demanding challenges in areas such as building design, community and urban design, and comprehensive design, with an emphasis on sustainability.

Tailor your degree by taking experimental courses, participating in summer programs working side-by-side with renowned architects and researchers, and completing a one-year research and design thesis on a complex architectural and design topic of your choosing.

Graduate Schools

  • Columbia University
  • Harvard University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Pennsylvania

Career Options

  • Architect (Residential or Commercial)
  • Architectural Drafter/Designer
  • Architectural Restoration Specialist
  • Landscape Architect
  • Lighting Designer
  • Plans Examiner
Denise Berger (B.Arch. ’86)

Port Authority

Upon graduating from New York Tech, Denise was accepted into a leadership program at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). Thirty years later, she is now in one of the top spots of that organization as their Chief of Operations.

Brian Johnson (B.Arch. ’19)

Treehouse Masters

Recipient of the Theodore K. Steele Memorial Scholarship, Brian interned with Nelson Treehouse and Supply, better known for Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters.

Tom Scerbo (B.Arch. ’98)


Tom serves as vice president and managing principal for the New York Metro Building & Places division of AECOM, a multinational Fortune 500 integrated design and construction company.


“Architect training is very different than other professions...New York Tech specifically teaches students the fine balance between creative thinking and practical design. This level of study fully prepares young people to enter the business world.”

Arianna Armelli (B.Arch ’12)

Founder, CEO of Dorothy

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.







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The Bachelor of Architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

How You’ll Succeed

Our program emphasizes learning-by-doing, offering critical experience through participation in national and international design workshops and design-build and research-oriented collaborative projects with local and international partners, communities, and educational institutions.

You’ll work side-by-side with faculty with established professional New York practices, offering their advanced expertise in design, building construction, and management, as well as others with international experience in education, research, teaching, and practice.

Upon completion of the B.Arch., you’ll be prepared for New York State licensure and reciprocal licensure in other jurisdictions.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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The Bachelor of Architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

Do. Make. Innovate.

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